Powerful Biographical Resource for All

Biography Index Past and Present is perfect for anyone searching for detailed biographical information, including students, scholars, media professionals, book clubs and researchers.

Indexed biographical subjects range from antiquity to the present and represent all fields and nationalities, providing contextual information on writers, artists, statesmen, sports figures, politicians, religious leaders, actors, business people and other important individuals. 

The information is reflected in citations from thousands of periodicals internationally, as well as from notable books indexed back to 1946. Unedited over time, entries on individuals accurately reflect the perspective of the era during which they were written.

Source Types Include:

  • Book reviews
  • Diaries
  • Interviews
  • Memoirs
  • Obituaries